Building on the success of the previous two years, Aviation Skills Partnership are delighted to announce that The Learning & Skills Zone will once again be hosted in partnership with Reed exhibitions, at Helitech International on 3-5 October 2017. Helitech International is Europe’s leading business event for the rotorcraft industry, featuring 200 businesses from all areas of the industry.

The Learning & Skills zone is a dedicated space at the center of Helitech International designed to:


• Excite young people about the possibilities of realising a career in the rotorcraft industry
• Promote entry, pathways and frameworks using the ‘Inspire, Connect, Train & Achieve' model
• Promote collaboration between all touchpoints in the industry – student, trainer, employer, manufacturer, and industry body
• Ultimately, increase the flow of young people & talent into the sector


We will also be bringing some exciting new technology with us:


Augmented reality technology - This will allow attendees to interact with a digital 3D model of a glider, here’s a quick demonstration: www.youtube.com/watch?v=aF6s2Yen2aQ


Virtual reality headsets - Using 360° headsets, attendees will be able to experience sky-high death-defying stunts all from the comfort of the exhibition. Here’s an example of our 360 aviation films: www.youtube.com/watch?v=jebFwVWf2E0


The Youth Aviation app - The app ties in with the 360° videos as they’re all accessible via the app. The app will also be used to promote attendance of the event, as it’s a great opportunity for youth who are interested in aviation! www.youthaviation.co.uk



Also featured in the Learning & Skills Zone will be the celebrated Rotorcraft Skills Awards 2017 - aimed at recognising organisations and individuals who demonstrate exceptional development and promotion of skills and are committed to improving skills across the rotorcraft sector.

Vote now! http://www.aviationskillspartnership.com/careers/awards/rotorcraft-skills-awards


Who’s invited to the Learning & Skills Zone?


  • Students on a rotorcraft training course or working towards a rotorcraft qualification
  • Individuals interested in developing their career and looking for their next steps in the industry
  • Rotorcraft training providers and educators who want to meet potential partners and students
  • Rotorcraft employers from every area of the industry


Why should we attend?


  • Discover what it takes to fulfil your dreams of working with helicopters as a career
  • Make connections with future employers
  • Build relationships with key players in the industry


SO if you want to visit us at the Learning & Skills zone @ Helitech International 2017 Sign up for this amazing experience today! Preregister your attendance by contacting Abir Mohamed T: +44 (0) 208 334 4792 E:


Aviation Skills Partnership®

The Aviation Skills Partnership was established in 2013 to create, develop and implement the skills solutions that the industry needs in partnership with employers, educators and potential, new or existing employees. Formed from industry and educational experts with proven track records in their sector, ASP is a unique partnership organisation in the aviation sector. ! The ASP team works at all levels to establish educational and skills pathways to develop people into aviation and those who are already working in the sector. Our team is dedicated to improving the education and training opportunities within the sector and establishing it as part of the wider aerospace community.


Helitech International®

Helitech has long been established as the leading show in the rotary wing market outside the USA. The event was launched in 1986 alongside Offshore Europe in Aberdeen before moving to run as a standalone event at Redhill in 1987. Helitech stayed at Redhill until it moved to The Imperial War Museum, Duxford in 2001. In 2011 Helitech proudly celebrated 25 years of supporting the rotary industry. In 2012 Helitech International was established, in association with the European Helicopter Association, to attract a wider international audience and offer exhibitors and visitors alike the opportunity to network on an international level. Helitech International 2017 will take place at the ExCeL, London from 3-5 October 2017.



Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 500 events in 40 countries. In 2013 Reed brought together over six million active event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 34 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events and is part of the Reed Elsevier Group, a world leading provider of professional information solutions.



The new European Helicopter Association (EHA) is a non-profit Association whose members are the National Helicopter Associations Committee (NHAC) representing 11 countries in Europe and the European Helicopter Operators Committee (EHOC), the Rotorcraft community of specialists within the Off-Shore operators. The Association's mission is to speak as the voice for the European Rotorcraft industry at the European Institutions and elsewhere, representing and promoting the best interests of all sectors.